Liberty, KY Population

Population: 1,850. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,892 (+2.3% change)
Males: 799 (43.2%), Females: 1,051 (56.8%)

Zip code: 42539

Median resident age: 46.8 years
Median household income: $18,525
Median house value: $54,400

Races in Liberty:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Black (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (24.2%), Irish (11.7%), English (7.8%), German (6.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), Italian (1.1%).

Land area: 1.7 square miles

Map of Liberty, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Liberty

  • High school or higher: 58.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Liberty city

  • Never married: 15.4%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 13.8%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -126 (-6.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Liberty:

  • CASEY COUNTY HOSPITAL (187 WOLFORD AVENUE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Liberty:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Liberty:

  • BLUE GRASS (about 55 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; Abbreviation: LEX)
  • LOUISVILLE INTL-STANDIFORD FIELD (about 81 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; Abbreviation: SDF)
  • BOWLING GREEN-WARREN COUNTY RGNL (about 106 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Abbreviation: BWG)

Other public-use airports nearest to Liberty:

  • LIBERTY-CASEY COUNTY (about 9 miles; LIBERTY, KY; Abbreviation: I53)
  • STUART POWELL FIELD (about 21 miles; DANVILLE, KY; Abbreviation: DVK)
  • RUSSELL COUNTY (about 25 miles; JAMESTOWN, KY; Abbreviation: K24)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Liberty:

  • EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; RICHMOND, KY; Full-time enrollment: 11,214)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY (about 57 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; Full-time enrollment: 20,492)
  • LEXINGTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; Full-time enrollment: 5,437)
  • ELIZABETHTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 70 miles; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,217)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE (about 79 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; Full-time enrollment: 15,514)
  • SULLIVAN UNIVERSITY (about 81 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,342)
  • BELLARMINE UNIVERSITY (about 81 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,030)

Schools

Public high school in Liberty:

  • CASEY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 713; Location: 1841 E KY 70; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Liberty:

  • LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 369; Location: 75 COLLEGE ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • CASEY COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 363; Location: 1673 E KY 70; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • DOUGLAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 198; Location: 7545 KY 49; Grades: KG – 06)
  • PHILLIPS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 169; Location: 8349 W KY 70; Grades: PK – 06)

Private primary/middle schools in Liberty:

  • GALILEAN CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 60; Location: PO BOX 880; Grades: UG – UG)
  • TURKEY CREEK ELM (Students: 26; Location: 258 SLOAN FORK RD; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • MCBEATH SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: 135 THOMAS RIDGE SPUR RD; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • SOUTH FORK ELEMENTARY (Students: 9; Location: 3062 SOUTH FORK RIDGE RD; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • CASEY AMISH MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 5; Location: 269 LEWELLEN RD; Grades: 1 – 7)

Libraries

Library in Liberty:

  • CASEY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $225,554; Location: 238 MIDDLEBURG STREET; 41,839 books; 819 audio materials; 895 video materials; 93 serial subscriptions)